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Christine Burnip
age 68, of Ohio Township, passed peacefully from this life on November 9, 2020, surrounded by her family. Devoted wife of William Burnip for 31 years; loving mother first of Jennifer (Fuhr) Ortiz and Lauren (Fuhr) Beam and later of Wendy (Burnip) Woollett and Stephen (Louise) Burnip; sister of Ralph Bogatay; proud grandmother of Amber, Chloe, Charlotte, and Madeline; and aunt of Paige, Austin, Sharon, Gillian, Colleen, Annette and Jamie; dear sister-in-law of Pamela McDonald and Linda Burnip and daughter-in-law of Jenny Burnip. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Mary Jane Bogatay. Chris was an avid golfer and split her time enjoying the summers at home and the winters in Naples, Florida with her husband Bill, who was the love of her life. She enjoyed shopping trips with her daughters and spending time with her grandchildren. Always ready to help her friends or community, she gave her time by volunteering in various capacities over her lifetime. As a young woman, she was an EMT for Valley Ambulance, and later volunteered for the Ohio Township Crime Watch and the Ohio Township Park Board. She was also a local Judge of Elections for many years. Most recently, she volunteered her time in Corkscrew Swamp in Naples, Florida, a place dear to the entire family. She will be deeply missed. Family will receive friends on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at SCHELLHAAS & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 1600 Stone Mansion Dr., Franklin Park 15143. A Catholic Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Sts. John and Paul Parish. The family wishes to extend their sincere understanding to those not comfortable attending due to COVID concerns and asks them to send their prayers instead. Those in attendance should be prepared to follow COVID guidelines, including a face mask and social distancing. The mass on Tuesday will be livestreamed. Please visit www.schellhaasfh.com for livestream information and to leave condolences. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the National Pancreas Foundation, Western PA Chapter, 3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 700, Bethesda, MD 20814.

Michael E. Czapko
Age 73, of Avalon, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, November 18, 2020. Dear brother of Richard, Raymond (Deirdra), Robert, and James Czapko; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Private arrangements have been entrusted to the McDONALD-LINN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICE, LLC, 529 California Ave., Avalon, PA 15202. Please view the family's online guestbook: www.mcdonald-linn.com.